Monthly Archives: August 2011

Former Corner Bar patron Linda Boyd Coates Vs. Scott Henne at the Forum

The Fargo Forum has a new feature…they will have former city Comissioner Linda Boyd Coates facing off with Radio Personality Scott Hennen in columns and also on a video. While I do not have a link to their video, here … Continue reading

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From Henry: Feds Target Guitar Makers…

Guitar Frets: Environmental Enforcement Leaves Musicians in Fear By ERIC FELTEN Federal agents swooped in on Gibson Guitar Wednesday, raiding factories and offices in Memphis and Nashville, seizing several pallets of wood, electronic files and guitars. The Feds are keeping … Continue reading

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Bartender Recommends: Muzzled by Juan Williams

Veteran journalist Juan Williams uses his much publicized firing from NPR as a springboard to illustrate  the countless ways in which honest debate and discussion in America—from the corridors of government and the health care town halls to the talk shows and print … Continue reading

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The loss of Debate in our political system as illustrated here at the bar

Recent events here at tha bar have provided me with an illustration of what I feel is a major problem in the larger political arena. The loss of actual debate or discussion in which real ideas are discussed. We have … Continue reading

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From Henry: Team Obama Regulates Goat Herders’ Workplaces

The Obama administration is setting new workplace regulations to assist foreign workers who fill goat herding positions in the U.S. , including employee-paid cell phones and comfy beds. These new special procedures issued by the Labor Department must be followed … Continue reading

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Listen Up! a rant about behavior and new rules

I am absolutely sick of the nonsensical commentary being posted.  I am sick of pinheads pretending to be each other, posting under each other’s names and turning what could be interesting discussion into a meaningless circle jerk.  I have always … Continue reading

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Taxpayers Bail Out GM, GM uses bankruptcy to avoid obligation to fix vehicles

General Motors Co (GM.N) is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit over a suspension problem on more than 400,000 Chevrolet Impalas from the 2007 and 2008 model years, saying it should not be responsible for repairs because the flaw predated its … Continue reading

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More Proof that The Government doesn’t care about regular folks…

Wall Street Aristocracy Got $1.2 Trillion in Secret Fed Loans Fed Chairman Ben S. Bernanke’s unprecedented effort to keep the economy from plunging into depression included lending banks and other companies as much as $1.2 trillion of public money, about … Continue reading

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From Remrafdn and Charlie: Warren Buffet says stop coddling Super Rich

In a New York Times opinion piece super rich Warren buffet says quite plainly…Stop Coddling the Super Rich at the expense of the middle class and poor… (Remrafdn and Charlie both e-mailed it to me) OUR leaders have asked for … Continue reading

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Appeals Court: Obama Care Individual Mandate Unconstitutional!

An appeals court ruled on Friday that President Barack Obama’s healthcare law requiring Americans to buy healthcare insurance or face a penalty was unconstitutional, a blow to the White House. The Appeals Court for the 11th Circuit, based in Atlanta, … Continue reading

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